Identification in Portugal and Brazil of a mtDNA lineage containing a 9-bp triplication of the intergenic COII/tRNALys region.


Although the deletion of one of the 9-bp repeats in region V of mitochondrial DNA is very common in Asians, Asian-derived populations and Africans, the triplication of the 9-bp segment was described only a few times, mostly on individuals from Asian origin. Here, we report for the first time the presence of the 9-bp triplication in Europeans. The… (More)


Figures and Tables

Sorry, we couldn't extract any figures or tables for this paper.

Slides referencing similar topics